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Extensive damage to homes in a neighborhood is pictured in the aftermath of a tornado that touched down in Washington, Illinois November 17, 2013, in this photo courtesy of Anthony Khoury. REUTERS/Anthony Khoury

Six killed as tornadoes rip through U.S. midwest

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By Mary Wisniewski

WASHINGTON, Illinois (Reuters) - Police were turning residents away from Washington, Illinois, on Monday morning, the day after a series of tornadoes pounded the Midwestern United States, killing six people across the state and flattening the city of 15,000 people.


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